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What questions should I ask my doctor if she recommends treatment to ease hot flashes or other symptoms related to menopause?

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If you have problems related to menopause, such as hot flashes, and your doctor recommends treatment, ask what the risks and benefits are, how long you'll need to use the treatment, what side effects need a doctor's attention, how to take the medicine, what to do if you miss a dose, and if there's anything you need to avoid while on the medicine.

From: Talking to Your Doctor About Menopause WebMD Medical Reference

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on December 05, 2017

Medically Reviewed on 12/05/2017

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The National Women's Health Information Center (www4woman.gov).

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on December 05, 2017

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The National Women's Health Information Center (www4woman.gov).

Reviewed by Nivin Todd on December 05, 2017

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